Occupational Therapy Asst - Greenville, NC

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939704

Vidant Medical Center

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

 

Responsibilities

1.?? May screen patient by collecting data and information. Reports data to Occupational Therapist (OT), in writing or verbally.
2.?? May perform and record results of structured or standardized evaluations. Assists OT in selecting therapy techniques
and media.
3.?? Under direction of OT, engages patient in daily purposeful therapy program to achieve OT program goals.
4.?? May participate in patient care conferences and assist other team members in understanding the patient problems as related to the patient's occupational performance. Will be responsible for the safety of patients assigned to him/her.
5.?? Responsible for maintaining a patient caseload and meeting established productivity standards.
6.?? Unsafe conditions or actions are to be corrected and/or reported to the supervising OT, the interdisciplinary supervisor and/or the program manager.?? Will be responsible for his/her attendance at department staff meetings.Will be expected to actively participate in: Establishment of program goals and objectives,?? staff utilization, space allocation, program development, and Inservice training.
7.?? The Occupational Therapy Assistant will be responsible for developing and carrying out an appropriate training program for Occupational Therapy Assistant students assigned to him.
8.?? The Occupational Therapy Assistant will implement and coordinate intervention plan in collaboration with supervising OT. Documents according to established guidelines and to report changes in patient status to supervising OT.?? Collaborates with occupational therapist regarding patients current functional status and updating/revision of goals.
9.?? May attend and report in patient care conferences with presence of?? Licensed Occupational Therapist.

Minimum Requirements

Associate Degree or higher
Passed or eligible for the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy (NCBOT) License

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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